Festival Creative Producers + Administrators gain hands-on leadership training in this program for young people, led by young people. Festival Creative Producers + Administrators engage with the Festival as creative thinkers, planning fundraising events and promotional projects to ensure the success of the festival for its participants and audience. From seeking sponsorship, to planning a hoppin’ fundraiser, to performing administrative tasks, Festival Creative Producers + Administrators have a hand in it all and are a vital part of Paprika.
Lead Festival Administrator 2020/21
Kevin Matthew Wong is a theatre creator, producer, performer, projection designer and environmentalist. He is the co-founder and Artistic Director of Broadleaf Theatre, which merges environmentalism and live performance. Kevin has been lucky to work and create with Cahoots Theatre, the Koffler Centre, Music Picnic, Kitchener-Waterloo Youth Theatre, Carousel Players, Why Not Theatre, and the social justice residency The Gardarev Center. He’s currently an Associate Producer at Music Picnic and Why Not Theatre.
In consideration of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, this program will offer online meetings. Where possible and when sensible, and in accordance with public health directives, in-person meetings will be organized with an opt-out option. The health and safety of participants, facilitators, and staff is our greatest priority.